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This event sponsored by Jane Darling

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4:00 pm Friday August 12 Tickets

From Novel to Network: Lawrence Hill with Ian Weir

How does a bestselling book become a screenplay and subsequently a hit television show? That is the question that will be discussed by Lawrence Hill, author of the best-selling novel, The Book of Negroes, and Ian Weir, novelist and creator and screenwriter of the hit TV series, Arctic Air.

Lawrence Hill Ian Weir

CBC Media Center, “About the Show”: www.cbc.ca/mediacentre/the-book-of-negroes.html
The Hollywood Reporter, TV Series Review: www.hollywoodreporter.com/review/book-negroes-tv-review-773708
Origin of Arctic Air: playbackonline.ca/2011/12/22/steering-arctic-air-onto-the-cbc-ian-weir/
Queen’s University — “The Journal” Book Review of Book of Negroes: www.queensjournal.ca/blogs/student-life/2014/09/book-review-book-negroes/

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